Shoot Snow Scenes For Gorgeous Images
Feb01

Shoot Snow Scenes For Gorgeous Images

By Arthur H. Bleich— The violent winter snow storms sweeping through the county are really an invitation for you to shoot some outstanding images. You need to RSVP by getting your camera and yourself outside so you don’t miss the fun. There’s way too much emphasis on sitting by a crackling fire while the winds blow and the snow falls, but it’s no time to be a complacent couch potato, viewing re-runs of TV series you really...

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Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii: True Color 100 Years Ago
Jan16

Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii: True Color 100 Years Ago

By Albert Chi— More than 100 years ago, Russian photographer Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii’s search for the Holy Grail of color photography ended in triumph. Unlike the alchemists of old whose quests to turn lead into gold had failed,  Prokudin-Gorki celebrated his eureka moment by seeking an audience with Tsar Nicholas II to propose his vision. “Your Imperial Majesty,” he might have said, “I have discovered a way to make true color...

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Some Great Posts of 2022 You May Have Missed
Jan05

Some Great Posts of 2022 You May Have Missed

Movie Backdrop Art Will Blow Your Mind! They worked in shifts, round-the-clock, painting gigantic images to be draped behind the actors featured in the movies of their day. Each artist was given a section of the backdrop to paint as time was of the essence. When lighted and integrated with the action, you’d swear you were in whatever location they depicted. Which, of course, was the whole idea. After the movie was “in the can,” the...

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20 Fashion Test Polaroids Sell for $232,855 at Auction
Dec02

20 Fashion Test Polaroids Sell for $232,855 at Auction

Ellen von Unwerth’s early career as a fashion model led her to switch sides of the camera. She became a world famous fashion photographer capturing defining moments during the supermodel heyday of the 1990s and early 2000s. Many of the works were created during editorial assignments for international publications, including Vogue US, and Vogue Italia and featured some of the biggest names in fashion, including Kate Moss, Claudia...

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Favorite Photo Places: Steam Train Thrills in Durango, Colorado
Nov12

Favorite Photo Places: Steam Train Thrills in Durango, Colorado

  By Ron Wolfe and Will Keener— “Now listen to the jingle, the rumble, and the roar As she glides along the woodland, through the hills, and by the shore…” —Wabash Cannonball There’s magic in the old steam trains that first connected America– magic that’s woven into the country’s history. And there’s nothing more thrilling than spending a day, or a weekend, capturing that magic with your camera. Climbing aboard...

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